• Oxfam
  • It is a good sign that the European Commission pursues its efforts to put an end to damaging tax deals despite the criticism it faced following the Apple ruling, Oxfam says in reaction to a new state aid investigation into French energy company Engie. (oxfam.org)
  • Oxfam welcomed a groundbreaking new report on access to medicines published today by a High Level Panel of the United Nations and called for the UN to work with governments to implement its recommendations without delay. (oxfam.org)
  • In response to the nationwide ceasefire in Syria, Oxfam hopes it will provide a welcome respite for Syrian civilians who have faced unremitting violence and deliberate deprivation of aid. (oxfam.org)
  • Oxfam and 9 other NGOs implore all parties in the conflict to abide by the terms of the ceasefire and to resume peace negotiations. (oxfam.org)
  • Oxfam hailed today's ruling against mining company OceanaGold, which effectively ended the company's lawsuit against El Salvador for not granting it a mining permit. (oxfam.org)
  • International agency Oxfam today called on governments meeting at today's Iraq donor conference to generously fund both urgent efforts to help victims of ongoing violence and longer-term support. (oxfam.org)
  • Oxfam has offered a cautious welcome to the ceasefire announced in South Sudan's capital, Juba, that comes after four days of heavy fighting. (oxfam.org)
  • people's
  • On 28 June the government and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (North) signed an agreement on political and security arrangements for South Kordofan and Blue Nile states. (crisisgroup.org)
  • In May 1981, the U.S. government closed the Libyan "people's bureau" (embassy) in Washington, D.C. and expelled the Libyan staff in response their conduct generally violating internationally accepted standards of diplomatic behavior. (wikipedia.org)
  • conflict
  • The detention of the vessel carrying phosphate rock cargo from Morocco's OCP for Canada's Agrium is the second tanker stopped this month by a Polisario legal challenge, a new tactic the independence movement has been using in its conflict with Morocco. (reuters.com)
  • There is not an easy solution to the Syrian conflict but Russia and China are doing their homework so far while the West keeps loosing his time discussing weather or not to support the resistance militarily against the government. (wordpress.com)
  • During the last weeks before his inauguration, in addition to the several major conflicts in the world, fighting related to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict erupted anew, specifically in Gaza, between Israel and the Hamas-led government. (wikipedia.org)
  • Russia
  • Russia urged China to dump its Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac bonds in 2008 in a bid to force a bailout of the largest U.S. mortgage-finance companies, former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said. (blogspot.com)
  • A joint commission, comprised of the U.N., government and UNITA representatives, with the U.S., Portugal and Russia as observers (known as the Troika), oversaw the implementation of the Lusaka Protocol. (africafocus.org)
  • Other than in Russia, the European Empires disintegrated after World War II and civil rights movements and widescale multi-ethnic, multi-faith migrations to Europe, the Americas and Oceania lowered the earlier predominance of ethnic Europeans in Western culture. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritania, lying next to the Atlantic coast at the western edge of the desert, received and assimilated into its complex society many waves of these migrants and conquerors. (wikipedia.org)
  • phosphates
  • Here's a comment from Roger Bade at London's Whitman Howard brokerage: "This will have to be watched as Morocco is the world's largest exporter of phosphates and is the last North African producer not to suffer from riot production disruptions. (investorintel.com)
  • 1973
  • However, after the Yom Kippur War of 1973 Egypt adopted a pro-western stance in exchange for the return of Sinai with its oil fields, and for massive injections of aid. (wikipedia.org)
  • Following the October War, Sadat inaugurated a policy of accommodation with the Israeli government, which included going to the peace conference convened in Geneva in December 1973, along with US and Soviet representatives. (wikipedia.org)
  • United Nations
  • Many members of the international community, including the United Nations, the Arab League, and the African Union, explicitly recognized the anti-Gaddafi National Transitional Council as Libya's legitimate representative, with many of those countries explicitly describing it as the legal interim government of the country due to the perceived loss of legitimacy on the part of Gaddafi's regime. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco is a member of the United Nations and belongs to the African Union, Arab League, Arab Maghreb Union (UMA), Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the Non-Aligned Movement and the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN_SAD). (wikipedia.org)
  • phosphate
  • If you follow phosphate, keep a close eye on what is happening now in Morocco, home to more than half of the world's rock phosphate resources. (investorintel.com)
  • This all comes as Morocco works on plans to double phosphate output through opening three new mines. (investorintel.com)
  • Indian news reports say the plant will use around 1.4 million tonnes of Tunisian rock phosphate per year, producing 360,000 tonnes of phosphoric acid annually. (investorintel.com)
  • The company owns the 1,206 sq km Tilemsi phosphate project in that country. (investorintel.com)
  • The company was convinced that there was a substantial market in Mali and neighbouring states for phosphate rock. (investorintel.com)
  • Libyan
  • African Union - The Chairman of the African Union Commission Jean Ping said the AU was in contact with the Libyan government and that it condemned the crackdown against protesters. (wikipedia.org)
  • After the 1969 coup d'état, U.S.-Libyan relations became increasingly strained because of Libya's foreign policies supporting international terrorism and subversion against moderate Arab and African governments. (wikipedia.org)
  • officials
  • Officials with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation confirmed the news Thursday afternoon expressing disappointment that the state will not get any of the funding. (blogspot.com)
  • interim
  • After UN-led peace talks between the Tobruk and Tripoli governments, a unified interim UN-backed Government of National Accord was established in 2015, and the GNC disbanded to support it. (wikipedia.org)
  • Arab
  • Morocco has won support for its position from several African governments and from most of the Muslim world and Arab League. (wikipedia.org)
  • that poll was seen as the monarchy's response to the "Arab Spring" protests which had by then spilled over into Morocco. (investorintel.com)
  • Morocco also was among the first Arab and Islamic states to denounce the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks in the United States and declare solidarity with the American people in the war against terror. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco is a member of the Arab League, the Union for the Mediterranean, and the African Union. (wikipedia.org)
  • overthrow
  • He had been accused of being part of an "organisational cell" and was known as one of the 25, who were arrested for plotting to overthrow the government. (wordpress.com)
  • country's
  • A series of prison riots in which at least 20 inmates were killed were the latest manifestation of a chronic problem - conditions in the country's penal system - long neglected by the government. (crisisgroup.org)
  • At this country's founding, there was no government controlled national currency. (blogspot.com)
  • Spanish
  • French is still popularly spoken and remains the second language in Morocco whilst Spanish is also widespread, particularly in the northern regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spain has been and, continues to be the closest country in Europe to us, and the Spanish support for the Palestinian's cause has become a State policy and therefore regardless of the government that is in power, the Spanish State always supports the Palestinian people. (wordpress.com)
  • In July, the Spanish parliament decided to request the government to recognize Palestine, and none in the parliament opposed this. (wordpress.com)
  • The English name Morocco is an anglicisation of the Spanish Marruecos. (wikipedia.org)
  • African
  • Both Morocco and Polisario have sought to boost their claims by accumulating formal recognition, essentially from African, Asian, and Latin American states in the developing world. (wikipedia.org)
  • Marinid and Saadi dynasties continued the struggle against foreign domination, and Morocco remained the only North African country to avoid Ottoman occupation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gaddafi provided valuable assistance to emerging post-colonial African nations, but also supported terrorist attacks on western countries and Israel. (wikipedia.org)
  • Panhard's initial licensing contract with the South African government extended to the local assembly or manufacture of up to 1,000 AMLs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco is an African nation and we need to have relations with them," Zuma told City Press in the interview. (businesstimesafrica.net)
  • The decision to re-establish ties with Morocco is likely to go down badly with some members of South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC), of which Zuma is leader. (businesstimesafrica.net)
  • France
  • France and Spain remain the primary trade partners, as well as the primary creditors and foreign investors in Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spain and France are currently the largest exporting and importing partners to Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • In July 1962, after a ceasefire and accords with France, the FLN entered Oran and were shot at by a European. (wikipedia.org)
  • Free France and its Free French Forces (French: France Libre and Forces françaises libres) were the government-in-exile led by Charles de Gaulle during the Second World War and its military forces, that continued to fight against the Axis powers as one of the Allies after the fall of France. (wikipedia.org)
  • Charles de Gaulle, a French government minister who rejected the armistice concluded by Marshal Philippe Pétain and who had escaped to Britain, exhorted the French to resist in his BBC broadcast "Appeal of 18 June" (Appel du 18 juin), which had a stirring effect on morale throughout France and its colonies, although initially relatively few French forces responded to de Gaulle's call for resistance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prior to becoming head of government in Italy as leader of the Italian Fascist movement, Mussolini had advocated alliance with recently defeated Germany after the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 settled World War I. He believed that Italy could expand its influence in Europe by allying with Germany against France. (wikipedia.org)
  • refugees
  • This means little hope for the Syrian population and refugees that are watching hopelessly how world leaders are failing to find a viable solution for their country or at least a ceasefire that would help both parties to star a dialogue. (wordpress.com)
  • These economic migrants fall outside the mandates of the support structures offered by governments and non-governmental organisations for refugees. (wikipedia.org)
  • prominent
  • prominent foreign operators included Morocco and Zimbabwe. (wikipedia.org)
  • Christianity and Roman Catholicism has played a prominent role in the shaping of Western civilization, which throughout most of its history, has been nearly equivalent to Christian culture. (wikipedia.org)
  • French
  • As French occupation continued, French settlers began to colonize the region, and demanded privileges for ruling the land on behalf of the French government. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco signed three loan agreements with the French Development Agency (AFD) in 2009, totalling up to 155 million euros. (wikipedia.org)
  • Exile officially ended with the liberation of Paris by the 2nd Armoured Free French Division and Resistance forces on 25 August 1944, ushering in the Provisional Government of the French Republic (gouvernement provisoire de la République française or GPRF). (wikipedia.org)
  • Free French units also served in the Royal Air Force, Soviet Air Force, and British SAS, before larger commands were established directly under the control of the government-in-exile. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Free French government re-established a provisional republic after the liberation, preparing the ground for the Fourth Republic in 1946. (wikipedia.org)
  • Postwar, to settle disputes over the Free French heritage, the French government issued an official definition of the term. (wikipedia.org)
  • French: Maroc), officially known as the Kingdom of Morocco (Arabic: المملكة المغربية‎, translit. (wikipedia.org)
  • parliament
  • For example, the king of Morocco in 1965 suspended parliament and ruled as a dictator for two years. (wikipedia.org)
  • Executive power is exercised by the government, while legislative power is vested in both the government and the two chambers of parliament, the Assembly of Representatives and the Assembly of Councillors. (wikipedia.org)
  • influence
  • Certain evidence of foreign influence is through the many development projects, loans, investments, and free trade agreements that Morocco has with other countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Western civilization has spread to produce the dominant cultures of modern Americas and Oceania, and has had immense global influence in recent centuries in many ways. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the 21st century, the Western World retains significant global economic power and influence. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gradually however, the Christian religion re-asserted its influence over Western Europe. (wikipedia.org)
  • Iraq
  • The War Logs: The Iraq Documents The archive is the second cache obtained by the independent organization WikiLeaks and made available to several news organizations. (wordpress.com)
  • rich
  • In addition, Morocco has rich fishing waters, a tourist industry, and a small manufacturing sector. (wikipedia.org)
  • This huge gap between rich and poor is bad news for economic growth, the fight against poverty, social stability and democracy. (oxfam.org)
  • support
  • Morocco also gains financial support from countries that it assists. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, Morocco has had a long history of supporting the United States and it has received financial support as a result. (wikipedia.org)
  • In recognition of its support for the War on Terrorism, in June 2004 U.S. President George W. Bush designated Morocco as a major non-NATO ally. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ruling party said in a statement it had "unequivocal support for Western Sahara" but that this did not mean it harbored enmity towards Morocco. (businesstimesafrica.net)
  • countries
  • Many countries from the Persian Gulf and Maghreb regions are getting more involved in large-scale development projects in Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • These policies make it beneficial for other countries to have relations with Morocco so that they can take advantage of their goods. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mali
  • From the 8th through the 15th century, black kingdoms of the western Sudan, such as Ghana, Mali, and Songhai, brought their political culture from the south. (wikipedia.org)
  • borders
  • During the Weimar Republic, the German government did not respect the Treaty of Versailles that it had been pressured to sign, and various government figures at the time rejected Germany's post-Versailles borders. (wikipedia.org)
  • world
  • I also note more bad news from Venezuela, and flag our upcoming report on how the outside world and regional governments can avert disaster there. (crisisgroup.org)
  • The Vichy government held Oran during World War II until its capture by the Allies in late 1942, during Operation Torch. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most Western nations were heavily involved in the First and Second World Wars and protracted Cold War. (wikipedia.org)